Director: Youth soccer coach recovering after attack at Beavercreek bar

BEAVERCREEK — A local youth soccer coach is recovering after an incident the program’s director said was an attack outside a Beavercreek bar early Friday morning.

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The coach, Nathan Bias,  was knocked unconscious outside Tuty’s Bar and Grill on Feb. 16, according to Soccer Shots Miami Valley Owner and Director Brandon Artis, who spoke to this news outlet by phone.

Artis, who did not witness the attack, but spoke with injured coach, said Coach Bias was attacked by two or three men while waiting for an Uber outside the bar around 2 a.m.

The coach was found unconscious by employees of the bar who then called police. Coach Bias suffered several cuts, bruises, and likely a concussion, Artis said.

Coach Bias spoke with reporter Mike Campbell today by phone. He said he’s recovering and has numerous bruises on his face.

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Supporters of Coach Bias are speaking out on the attack on social media, hoping Bias recovers quickly.  The group has established a GoFundMe page to help Coach Bias with medical expenses.

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Posted by Soccer Shots Miami Valley on Monday, February 19, 2018

Beavercreek police confirmed they were dispatched to the bar at 3982 Colonel Glenn Highway on reports of an assault on Feb 16., but investigators were not able to release additional details or if they had any suspects.

This news outlet is still working to determine what led to the incident.

Bias was hospitalized following the attack but has been released.

We’ll continue to update this page as new details become available.

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